Nutrition and Diet in Menopause by Caroline J. Hollins MartinNutrition and Diet in Menopause by Caroline J. Hollins Martin

Nutrition and Diet in Menopause

EditorCaroline J. Hollins Martin, Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

Hardcover | June 4, 2013

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Nutrition and Diet in Menopause is a single comprehensive source that will provide readers with an understanding of menopause.  Holistic in its approach, this volume is divided into five sections covering psychological, endocrine and lifestyle factors, metabolism and physiology, bone and nutrition, cancer and nutrition, cardiovascular factors and dietary supplements in menopause.  In-depth chapters review the potential long term consequences of menopause on the overall health of women, not only at the physical level including hot flushes (flashes) , alterations to the genitourinary system, skin changes, decreased cardiovascular functions, hypertension, headache, back pain, and constipation.  Written by international leaders and trendsetters, Nutrition and Diet in Menopause is essential reading for endocrinologists, cardiologists, nutritionists and all health care professionals who are interested in women's health.
Title:Nutrition and Diet in MenopauseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:590 pagesPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1627033726

ISBN - 13:9781627033725

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Overview and general aspectsChapter 1. An overview of the extent and nature of menopause and its physiological basis Chapter 2. Body composition and menopausal transition: a bioanthropological perspective Chapter 3. Menopause-related physiological changes and their possible control through diet and exercise Chapter 4. The role of polyphenols in the menopause  Part 2. Bone and muscleChapter 5. Intestinal Calcium Absorption Efficiency in Women and the Influence of Menopause Chapter 6. Calcium absorption from fortified soymilk in osteopenic postmenopausal women Chapter 7. Postmenopausal homocysteine, vitamin B12, folate levels and bone metabolism: a focus on fractures Chapter 8. Antioxidant vitamins and carotenoids associated with bone mineral density in post-menopause female subjects: Japanese perspectives Chapter 9. Soy protein isoflavones and their effect on bone in postmenopausal women Chapter 10. S-equol, a Natural Metabolite of Soy Daidzein, for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women Chapter 11. Tofu in menopause therapy and prevention Chapter 12. Dietary Phytoestrogens in Preventing Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: Italian Aspects Chapter 13. Curcumin and its potential effects on the development of postmenopausal osteoporosis Chapter 14. Menopause and Sarcopenia: Dietary and Nutritional Aspects Part 3: Cardiovascular system, metabolism and cancerChapter 15. Effects of Flaxseed on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Menopause Chapter 16. Magnesium Metabolism in Menopause Chapter 17. Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation in Post-Menopausal WomenChapter 18. Use of diet and myo-inositol in postmenopausal women: a new approach to the metabolic syndrome Chapter 19. Leptin and obesity in ovarian dysfunction in menopauseChapter 20. Fat and Fat Distribution in Menopause: Chinese Aspects Chapter 21. Nutrition and breast cancer in pre- and post-menopausal women in Uruguay Chapter 22. Obesity, Nutrition and Cancer in Menopause: European Perspectives Chapter 23. Vitamin D and the menopause: a focus on apoptosis in cancer Chapter 24. Gynecological malignancies and diet in menopause: From the biological and epidemiological viewpoints  Part 4: Psychological Aspects and Cognitive FunctionChapter 25. The psychology of the menopause: the experiences during the transition and individual conceptualization of menopause Chapter 26. Cognitive Decline in Menopause Chapter 27. An overview of menopausal dietary supplements and cognition Chapter 28. Black Cohosh for the Menopausal Transition: Issues of Safety and Efficacy Part 5: Preclinical studies: implications for human health Chapter 29. Animal models of menopausal metabolism Chapter 30. Phytoestrogen ?-zearalanol in an animal model of menopause Chapter 31. Flaxseed and Bone Health in Animal Models of Menopause Chapter 32. Flavonoids of Herba Epimedii and bone metabolism in experimental ovarian deficiency Chapter 33. Dietary Plant Maslinic Acid in Ovariectomy Model of Menopause Chapter 34. Interlinking Diet, Nutrition, the Menopause and Recommended Resources